Master of Science in Computer Information Systems — Degree Plan
The programs are known for their practical applications and real-world problem solving. Students are able to work effectively in groups and to present information to an audience. Prerequisites include computer programming skills and a mathematical maturity. The curriculum is continually updated to take advantage of new research findings and advances in technology and methodology. These programs offer students many advantages:
Computer scientists are in high demand in organizations that develop or use software. Most companies have information technology (IT) departments or at least an IT expert on staff. Typical employers include computer companies, research and development laboratories, educational organizations, entertainment industries, aerospace contractors, financial institutions, telecommunication sector, and government agencies. Types of positions held by graduates of the Computer Science program include consultant, director, analyst, operations officer, programmer, quality assurance representative, software engineer, and technical director, to name a few.
The Master of Science in Computer Information Systems is sometimes offered off-campus at various locations, and some courses are offered in a hybrid or online format.
Applicants should have taken programming classes including data structures and object-oriented programming.
For specific admission requirements, visit the catalog here.